category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] Redeeming Modernity: Economy, Religion, and Literature in Modern America. NeMLA (Abstact deadline 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball, Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 7-10, 2011
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

[REMINDER] Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative; ABSTRACT DEADLINE SEPT. 5th

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 15th - 16th, 2010
ABSTRACT DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 5th

Contemporary Women's Novels: The Changing Story? (NeMLA 2011 4/7-4/11) New Brunswick, NJ: Abstracts due Sept. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Karen E. Waldron, College of the Atlantic
contact email: 
kwaldron@coa.edu

To what extent can contemporary fiction by women and about women from different cultures can be brought together coherently for discussion?

Women and Wilderness: Ecofeminism in Early American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
abourne@reynolds.edu

This panel invites papers which take an ecofeminist approach to American literature written by women in the 17th to mid-19th centuries, fiction and non-fiction.

[UPDATE] NeMLA Panel on Women Writers and Psychoanalysis (Abstract Deadline September 30, 2010; Conference April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

I'm still seeking submissions for a panel on American women writers’ responses to Freud, which will take place at the 2011 Northeast Modern Language Association Conference.

CFP (Kalamazoo): Medieval Studies/Medieval Texts: Responding to (Campus) Diversity Initiatives

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities; Organizer: James M. Palmer
contact email: 
jmpalmer@pvamu.edu

NEH is sponsoring a roundtable on "Medieval Studies/Medieval Texts: Responding to (Campus) Diversity Initiatives" at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 12-15, 2011.

U.S. Latino/a Literary Culture at CEA 2011 (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011).

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph M. Viera / College English Association
contact email: 
jviera1@naz.edu

U.S. Latino/a Literary Culture

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Call for Papers: "Idea of France" Conference, Nov. 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Reeser
contact email: 
reeser@pitt.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Pittsburgh

November 10-12, 2011

“The Idea of France” / “L’Idée de la France”

Horror Area: 2011 PCA/ACA National Conference, 20-23 April, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Horror Area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
pcahorror@gmail.com

The Horror Area co-chairs of the Popular Culture Association invite interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of horror in fiction, cinema, television, gaming and culture for the 2011 PCA/ACA

Thinking Backward: Reframing Lesbian Representation on Bad Girls (April 20-23, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

PCA Romance Area, San Antonio, TX 20-23 April, 2011. Deadline: Dec 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association: Romance Area
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

CFP: PCA 2011--San Antonio, TX. April 20-23, 2011

Beyond the Body: Migrating Past Physical Borders in Feminist Literature - Call for Papers for a Proposed Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kinitra D. Brooks - University of Texas at San Antonio and Dr. Glenda Tibe Bonifacio - University of Lethbridge, Canada
contact email: 
feministmigrations@gmail.com

The body remains a preeminent place of reading in feminist theory, past and present.

Modernism, Modernity, and Politics: Face-off or Interface? NeMLA (April 7-10, 2011), Rutgers University (deadline Sept. 27)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), hosted by Rutgers U, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
smukherj@fas.harvard.edu

Although much has been written about the later personal politicization of a modernist such as Ezra Pound, critics have inadequately addressed the relationship between Anglo-American literary modernism

Reading the Postcolonial Other in Contemporary Film, 2011 NeMLA@Rutgers, April 7-10, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Hosted by Rutgers U.
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net, walterstracey@hotmail.com

Over the last two decades, cinematic privileging of the postcolonial other has evolved a new, significant wedge against the plethora of hegemonic films.

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistics Student Conference (November 13, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Univeristy of Central Oklahoma
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2010
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA
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(mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The journal "Interdisciplinary Humanities" invites papers for the Fall 2011 special issue: "(mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items," edited by Susan Booker Morris, Former Director of

[Update] Sidney at Kalamazoo, 12-15 May 2011; Deadline 15 Sept. 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

The Sidney Society sponsors two open sessions on Philip Sidney and his Circle at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan).

6th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (12-15 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Laguage and Literature Research Association of Turkey/ Istanbul Kultur University
contact email: 
aseval@iku.edu.tr / e.ozverak@iku.edu.tr

Studies in English
6th International IDEA Conference
April 13 -15, 2011
Istanbul Kültür University

The South and Sexuality @ the Southern American Studies Association 2011 Atlanta, GA February 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Hinrichsen
contact email: 
lhinrich@uark.edu

The South and Sexuality

CFP: [29th Oct. 2010] Fanpires: Audience Consumption of the Modern Vampire

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Gareth Schott (Ed.) & Dr Kirstine Moffat (Ed.), University of Waikato, NZ
contact email: 
g.schott@waikato.ac.nz

This edited collection will examine the cultural resurgence of the vampire.

NEMLA Queer Counterpublics: deadline 9/30/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Sikorski
contact email: 
gsikorski@aacc.edu

Call for Papers for a penal on queer counterpublics . . .

42nd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey

"Interdisciplinary Studies and Women Modernists" Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 7-10 April, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Laurel Harris, CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
laurel_e_harris@yahoo.com

In her recent anthology _Gender in Modernism_, Bonnie Kime Scott opens the literary field to include disciplines previously left out of the modernist frame such as dance, painting, cinema, and the sci

Affect and Periodization: Rethinking the Long 19th Century

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Rogers-Cooper & Neil Meyer / NEMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
justinrogerscooper@gmail.com, NMeyer@gc.cuny.edu

Brian Massumi writes that affect is “ever on the move from situation to situation.” This observation might also describe the use of affect in contemporary scholarship, and raises question around

Literary Darwinism and Social Justice (Sept. 19) (April 7-10 2011) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
williams@kutztown.edu

Call for Papers

Literary Darwinism and Social Justice Panel

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick

Spectacles and Things: Visual and Material Culture and/in Neo-Victorianism - Call for Contributions (deadline 30 December 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Nadine Boehm, Dr. Susanne Gruss, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
contact email: 
nadine.boehm [at] angl.phil.uni-erlangen.de, susanne.gruss [at] angl.phil.uni-erlangen.de

Neo-Victorian Studies invites essays for a 2011 special issue which aims to investigate a hitherto under-explored aspect of neo-Victorianism: visual and material culture and the complex relat

Muses India: Dis(-)covering Indian English Literature, an anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Chetan Deshmane
contact email: 
dausche@gmail.com

MUSES INDIA: DIS(-)COVERING INDIAN ENGLISH LITERATURE is a proposed anthology on Indian English Literature and seeks scholarly essays on its various aspects from postcolonial/postmodernist perspective

CFP: Film, Television, and Literature at CEA 2011 (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Javier Ramirez / College English Association
contact email: 
javramir@imail.iu.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Italian ‘famiglia’ Representations in Cinema and Television

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ciski77@eden.rutgers.edu

In order to talk about Italy, one almost invariably must talk about family.

Kalamazoo 2011: Gif me se witega ne leag: Probing the Critical Past, Present, and Future of Old English Wisdom Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Karl Persson, University of British Columbia
contact email: 
kaepersson@hotmail.com

Persons and Things: a Roundtable in Memorial to Barbara Johnson

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA Convention April 2010
contact email: 
henebry@bu.edu

In celebration of the life and work of Barbara Johnson, we will focus on one of her last books and its significance for fields ranging from law to film to the history of art.

UPDATE: Gender and the Dynamics of Marriage in Medieval English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Killingsworth / University of Oregon
contact email: 
debbiek@uorengon.edu

Representations of marriage pervade Medieval Literature and often these literary representations differ from the religious and/or secular expectations of this sort of relationship.

[update] Medical Visions of Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ at Rutgers University
contact email: 
mmimran@princeton.edu, mctwo@princeton.edu

Medical Visions of Modernism--update

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ at Rutgers University
contact email: 
mmimran@princeton.edu, mctwo@princeton.edu

Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in Latin America, NeMLA April 2011 New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
gandolfi@princeton.edu

This panel will address the relationships between literature and materiality in the Latin American cultural production of the 19th and 20th.

[UPDATE] Chicago Theatre Symposium May 18-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia College Chicago
contact email: 
awilliams@colum.edu

COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO HOSTS
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHICAGO THEATRE;
CALL FOR PAPERS ISSUED WITH
EXTENDED DEADLINE

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